NCAA Womens Volleyball

Volleyball Adds Six for 2024

Volleyball Adds Six for 2024

PULLMAN, Wash. (May 29, 2024) – Washington State volleyball Head Coach Korey Schroeder has announced the signing of six new Cougars ahead of the upcoming 2024 season.

These additions put the 2024 signing class at eight as they join Sage Brustad and Jaden Walz who signed in January. Of the six new signees, three are transfers and three are freshman, hailing from Washington, Idaho, California, Illinois, Hawaii and Mexico.

Italia Bernal – Fr., Setter, Mexicali, Mexico, Coast Volleyball

Bernal is a setter who comes to WSU from Mexicali, Mexico where she played with club team Coast Volleyball. There, she helped the team win the Triple Crown Tournament, 18 Elite title. She was also starting setter for Mexico’s national team in the U19 World Championships in Croatia as she helped take down Germany and Canada.

Keniya Cleveland – Jr., Middle Blocker, Lakewood, Calif., Feather River College

Cleveland joins the Cougs after transferring from Feather River College in California. The incoming junior totaled 63 total blocks in 2023, including 35 solo blocks and 28 assisted, helping the team to finish runner-up in the State Tournament. She also added 109 kills, 158 points, and averaged 1.7 kills and 2.4 points per set.

Haumea Marumoto – Fr., Outside Hitter, Honolulu, Hawaii, Punahou HS

Marumoto comes to Pullman from Honolulu, Hawaii where she has been named All-State in volleyball all four years at Punahou High School. In her senior season, she helped her team to the state championship game in a year that saw her total 373 kills and average a .210 hit percentage over 101 sets played.

Breccan Scheck – Fr., Middle Blocker, Glen Ellyn, Ill., Glenbard West HS

Scheck comes to Pullman from Glenbard West High School in Illinois where she was a four-year letterwinner in volleyball. As a senior and team captain, she helped lead her team to a regional title before falling in the Sectional Championship game in a season where her team went 35-4 overall. She also played with Adversity Volleyball Club, helping them take second place in the American Division at the USAV Girl’s 18’s National Championships.

Taryn Vrieling – Jr., Outside Hitter, Kennewick, Wash., University of Idaho

Vrieling comes to Washington State as a junior transfer from just down the road at Idaho. During her sophomore year at Idaho in 2023, she led the team in kills (219), points (240.5), kills…

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